Tag Archive: raza rumi

Escaping death in the Land of the Pure

Raza Rumi, a noted writer and journalist from Pakistan, hosts a show on Express TV and works as a consulting editor at The Friday Times. Finally, I countenanced what I had been dreading… Continue reading

Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi (1916-2006)

Raza Rumi is a writer based in Lahore, Pakistan. He regularly writes for the Pakistani weekly The Friday Times, The News and Daily DAWN on myriad topics such as history, politics, arts, literature and… Continue reading

The tragic story of Urdu

Ralph Russell, the legendary British scholar of Urdu literature, whose tireless efforts to explore the Byzantine layers of Urdu will always serve as a reference point for global Urdu-walas, once summed up the… Continue reading

Pakistan after the death of Osama Bin Laden

Bin Laden’s death, therefore, is a watershed. It marks the beginning of a new phase of political Islam in Pakistan and perhaps the world. Those celebrating outside the White House, in New York… Continue reading